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Location Russia (Central Asian), Tomsk region
Central coordinates 88o 49.88' East  57o 28.87' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 20,300 ha
Altitude 128 - 150m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Key Biodiversity Important area for Coturnix coturnix

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2001  30 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2001  2,000 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Osetrivo-nelmovij Zakaznik 1,478 protected area contained by site 1,478  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  40%
Shrubland   35%
Grassland Humid grasslands  20%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 3%
other 20%
Notes: haying meadows

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References Blinova T.K.Kudrjavtseva A.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Middle reaches of the Chulym river. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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